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Santa Cruz holiday shopping: Gift card bonus offers for restaurants

Pono Hawaiian Grill is offering discount gift cards this holiday season

If you’re in Santa Cruz or Capitola and have some gift or stocking stuffer shopping to do, you’ll be happy to know that several restaurants are offering “gift certificate bonus deals” for the 2018 holiday season. Here are a few options – if you hear of any more, let me know at tara@santacruzfoodie.com so I can share with everyone, thanks!

Santa Cruz

Pono Hawaiian Grill (120 Union St.) – If you buy a $25 gift card, it costs $20. If you buy a $100 card, you get a $20 bonus certificate. The offer is valid until Dec. 31. For more information, call 831-426-7666 or visit ponohawaiiangrill.com.


Hula’s Island Grill: ((221 Cathcart St.): Purchase a $50 gift certificate and get a $10 card free to keep for yourself. Purchase $100 and get a $20 certificate free. Offer available until December 23. For more information, call 831-426-4852 or visit hulastiki.com.


Mission Hill Creamery (1101B Pacific Ave., 831-216-6421) is offering gift cards at a 20 percent discount. Purchase cards such as a $10 card for $8 or a $50 card for $40. The promotion is valid through Dec. 24. Visit missionhillcreamery.com.


Woodstock’s Pizza  – Now through Christmas, for every $50 in gift cards you purchase, you get 5 free “Woody Bucks.” The Santa Cruz location is 710 Front St. Call 831-427-4444 or visit woodstockscruz.com.


Denny’s: customers who buy a $25 Denny’s gift card will receive $50 in coupons for future visits. The offer is valid through Dec. 25. The Santa Cruz location is 1515 Ocean St. Call 831-426-4628 or visit dennys.com.



Paradise Beach Grille (215 Esplanade): Buy a $100 gift certificate for $80. Offer valid through Christmas. Call 831-476-4900 or visit paradisebeachgrille.com


Chili’s  – If you buy $50 in gift cards, you receive a $10 bonus card to keep for yourself. The Capitola branch is at 1855 41st Ave. For more information, call 831-462-1813 or visit chilis.com.


IHOP – If you buy a $25 gift card, you receive a $5 bonus coupon. The Capitola branch is at 1549 41st Ave. For more information, call 831-475-0540 or visit ihop.com.


Happy holiday shopping & Bon Appetit!

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Restaurant Benefits Wednesday for Bryan Stow, SF Giants Fan / beating victim

There will be two restaurant benefits Wednesday for Bryan Stow, the SF Giants fan severely beaten two weeks ago at a Dodgers/Giants game. They are taking place at Malone’s Grill in Scotts Valley and at all Chili’s restaurants in Northern California.

Malone’s Grill Wednesday April 13, 2011: 5-8pm

At the Malone’s fundraiser, 30% of sales from 5-8pm will be donated to Bryan Stow along with proceeds from a silent auction and raffle. Restaurant owner Patti Malone says, “Bryan is a friend and good customer of Malone’s. We are very excited to help support Bryan and his family.”

Chili’s Wednesday April 13, 2011: 11am-10pm

At the Chili’s fundraiser, 15% of sales from 11am-10pm will be donated to Bryan Stow and his family for medical expenses IF YOU bring a flyer or mention Bryan Stow. This is occurring at all Northern California Chili’s locations, and is good for both “eat in” or “to go” orders.


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Donate directly to Bryan Stow’s medical bills and family online or at any bank listed at http://www.cuswirl.com. Checks also can be mailed to The Bryan Stow Fund, San Francisco Police Credit Union, c/o San Mateo Branch, 1495 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402.

To learn more and stay in the loop about other fundraising events, check the official Support for Bryan Stow web site at http://www.support4bryanstow.com/ (this one is maintained by Bryan’s family and is newer than the site mentioned in my previous article about last week’s Pizza My Heart benefit).

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